Butterfly Lovers 

Music by He Zhanhao og Chen Gang

Costumes by Charlotte Østegaard

Set Design by Troels Oxholm Thomsen

Based on an old Chinese fairytale about a young girl who dreams of going to school, which is reserved only for boys. Her father agrees to let her go, on the condition that she disguises herself as a boy. At school, a boy falls in love with her, even though he doesn't know she's a girl. Her father summounds her home - she has to get married. The boy shows up at the wedding and dies of a broken heart. The girl flees before she gets married and ends up at the cemetery where she throws herself into his grave and dies. Together the two - live as beautiful swirling butterflies.

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